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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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Tilton, John Rollin, 1828-1888 -- Exhibitions
On cover: Special exhibition : Representative pictures by American artists, 1884
Topic: Painting -- New York (State) -- Exhibitions
227 lots
Topic: Whitney, George
Place of sale: New York. Date of sale: March 31 - April 2, 1885.
Topic: Auction catalogs
Topic: Art
Artist's index and biographical notes included
Topics: Seney, George I. (George Ingraham), 1826-1893, Art auctions
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1886 American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 3-5, 1886
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: February 24, 1886
Topics: Auction catalogs, Thomas Moran, Painting, Watercolor painting
Lancour: 1092
Topic: Mary J. Morgan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 30-Apr. 1, 1886
Topic: Auction catalogs
Title continued:... and following days at the American Art Galleries No. 6 East 23rd Street (Madison Square South) where the entire collection will be on public exhibition , day and eveni ng, from Friday February 12th, until date of Sale (Sundays excepted) sale under the management of the American Art Association, Mr. Thomas E. Kirby of the above Association will conduct the sale
Topics: Art, Art
American Libraries
1886 Morgan, Mary Jane (Sexton), Mrs. [from old catalog]; Kirby, Thomas Ellis, 1846-1924, [from old catalog] comp; American Art Association
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Art, Art
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=-5ADAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
263 lots
Topics: Wall, Beriah, Brown, John A
Sale included: modern paintings; Oriental art, Chinese and Japanese objects; Chinese porcelains; Chinese cloisonné enamels; antique and modern bronzes; jade, agate, crystal; Chinese glazes, egg-shell; Japanese silver, gold lacquer, old Satsuma and rock crystal; Japanese ivory carvings; carvings in wood; art in sterling silver; European ceramics, crystals and enamels; Sèvres porcelain; Dresden porcelain; Minton faïence; royal Vienna porcelain; Austrian carved crystals and enamels; Webb cameo...
Topic: Morgan, Mary Jane, d. 1885
The Frick Art Reference Library
1886 American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Copy 2 has some price annotations and clippings from "The Sun", March 7, 1886, which give price results
Topic: Morgan, Mary Jane, -1885
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 6, 1886
Topics: Auction catalogs, William Henry Aspinwall, art collections
The William Morris Hunt Memorial Library
1886 American Art Association
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Catalogue of the Aspinwall Gallery of oil paintings by the old and modern masters, on free exhibition, day and evening, at Ortgies' Galleries, 845 and 847 Broadway, and to be sold by auction, without reserve, by the order of the executors of W. H. Aspinwall, esq., deceased, Tuesday evening, April 6th, at 7:30 o'clock, at Chickering Hall, Fifth and Eighteenth St.
Topics: Aspinwall Gallery, Aspinwall, William Henry (1807-1875), Ortgies' Galleries
Part 1 of sale held: Mar. 23-25, 1887 at Chickering Hall
Topics: Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876, A.T. Stewart, Estate of Cornelia M. Stewart
The Frick Art Reference Library
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Card catalog lists February 9-11, 1887 and February 14-15, 1887
Topic: Robert Graves
Auction from March 23, 1887 to March 25, 1887 at Chickering Hall, New York, NY and March 28, 1887 to the following days at American Art Galleries, New York, NY
Topics: Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876, Art, Art
Index of artists represented
Topics: Graves, Robert, 1798-1873, Art auctions, Robert Graves
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
1887 American Art Association; Thomas E. Kirby, New York
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Lancour: 1187
Topics: Thomas Reid, William Schaus, Estate of H.L. Dousman, W.W. Thayer
101 lots
Topic: Probasco, Henry, 1820-1902
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Topics: Art, Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Part 1 of sale held: Mar. 23-25, 1887 at Chickering Hall
Topics: Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876, A.T. Stewart, Estate of Cornelia M. Stewart
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 18, 1887
Topic: Auction catalogs
American Libraries
1887 Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1802-1876. [from old catalog]; American Art Association
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Topics: Art, Art
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=eP0OAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Feb. 9-11, 14, 18, 1887
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: Chickering Hall, New York; Date of sale: Apr. 13-14 and 16, 1888
Topic: Auction catalogs
American Libraries
1888 American Art Association, American Art Association
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=bikUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
1888 American Art Association
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At head of title: American art galleries
Topic: Vereshchagin, Vasiliĭ Vasilʹevich, 1842-1904
Lancour: 1210
Topic: Christian H. Wolff
266 lots
The John G. Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
1888 American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924
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Lancour: 1214
Topic: Henry T. Chapman, Jr
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 2-3, 1888; Christian H. Wolff collection
Topics: Auction catalogs, Auction catalogs
Bound as part of O 41a
Topic: Mr. James H. Stebbins
159 lots
Topics: Capen, Elmer H, Warren, Wilmot L
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 7-8, 1889
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Frick Art Reference Library
1889 American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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"Thomas E. Kirby, Auctioneer."--T.p
Topic: James H. Stebbins
Place of sale: Chickering Hall, New York; Date of sale: Feb. 12, 1889
Topic: Auction catalogs
Topics: Barye, Antoine-Louis, 1796-1875, Bronzes, Painting
The Frick Art Reference Library
1889 American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Library copy includes annotations
Topic: James H. Stebbins
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 5, 1890; Watson Library copy: annotated with names and prices
Topic: Auction catalogs
Lots 60-135
Topics: Bowne, Walter, Shaw, William H, Evans, William T, Stern, Bernhard
Bound as part of P 1a
Topics: Bowne, Walter, Shaw, William H, Evans, William T, Stern, Bernhard
Lancour: 1336
Topic: Francisco Guiu De Gabalda
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1890 American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 6, 1890; Watson Library copy: annotated with prices
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1890 American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 31, 1890
Topics: Auction catalogs, Francisco Guiu De Gabalda, Art collections
Priced
Topics: Bowne, Walter, Walter Bowne
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Feb. 10-12, 1890
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Mar. 7, 1890; Watson Library copy: partially annotated with names and prices
Topic: Auction catalogs
307 lots
Topic: Seney, George I
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1891 American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: November 17, 1891 and following days
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Frick Art Reference Library
1891 American Art Association.
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No price list. Lancour: 1392. Lugt: 50252. Place of sale: New York. Date of sale: November 17, 1891 and following days.
Topic: Vassili Verestchagin
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1891 American Art Association
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Lugt: 49715
Topic: Brayton Ives
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Feb. 19, 1892
Topic: Auction catalogs
Lugt: 50404
Topic: Deakin Brothers & Company
Lugt: 50694
Topics: Estate of Richard Austin Robertson, American Art Association
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Feb. 16-18, 1892
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Frick Art Reference Library
1892 American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis, 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Card catalog lists April 7-8, 1892 and April 11-27, 1892
Topic: Robertson, R. Austin
397 lots
Topics: Knoedler, John, M. Knoedler & Co, Goupil & Co
Bound as part of P 26
Topic: Cazin, Jean-Charles, 1841-1901
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Feb. 21, 1893
Topic: Auction catalogs
407 lots
Topics: Osborn, Charles J, Thorne, Edwin, Chapin, Edwin S
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Cazin, Jean-Charles, 1841-1901 -- Exhibitions
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1893 American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Apr. 11-14, 1893
Topic: Auction catalogs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1894 American Art Association; American Art Association
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Cover title: Estate of George I. Seney ; Partly priced
Topics: Seney, George I, Estate of George I. Seney
Place of sale: Chickering Hall, New York
Topic: Estate of George I. Seney
Cover title: In the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, April, 1894
Topics: Bing, Siegfried, 1838-1905, Wood-engraving, Japanese, Color prints, Japanese, Color prints
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1894 American Art Association
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Place of sale: New York Date of sale: Nov. 26, 1894 Lugt: 52963 Lancour: 1569
Topics: Auction catalogs, Estate of Henry Tenbrook Gamage
Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Nov. 25, 1895
Topic: Auction catalogs
Getty Research Institute
1895 Raffaëlli, Jean François, 1850-1924; American Art Association; American Art Galleries
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Library's copy 2 forms part of Jean François Raffaëlli correspondence, manuscripts and other papers, 1870-1929
Topic: Raffaëlli, Jean François, 1850-1924
The Frick Art Reference Library
1895 American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Card catalog lists April 25-27, 1895 and April 29-30, 1895
Topic: James F. Sutton
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Place of sale: New York; Date of sale: Nov. 6-11, 1895
Topic: Auction catalogs